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Amazon Is Buying TenMarks Amazon Is Buying TenMarks

Amazon announced on Thursday that it has reached an agreement to acquire parent/teacher math resource company TenMarks. TenMarks provides personalized online math instructions and videos at the K-12 levels. “Amazon and TenMarks share the same passion for student learning. TenMarks’s …

Natural Gas Vehicle Sales to Rise in Coming Decade Natural Gas Vehicle Sales to Rise in Coming Decade

Electric cars are currently getting most of the attention paid to alternative fuel vehicles, and for good reason. The technology behind such vehicles is set to improve at a fast pace in the coming years, and the infrastructure to support …

Florida Roller Coaster Strands Passengers For 3 Hours

A Florida theme park has one of its rides back up and running again after a “glitch” caused the roller coaster to malfunction and strand 12 passengers for three hours more than 150 feet from the ground. Firefighters were called …

PS4 Won’t Support Existing PS3 Headsets At Launch
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Here’s a scenario – You spent $150 last year on a nice Turtle Beach headset for your PS3. It works great, and you fully expect it to work great on the PS4 you pre-ordered. Well, the good news is that …

Here’s A Sneak Peek At ‘The Walking Dead’ Season 4 Premiere Courtesy Of AMC
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AMC has just uploaded the following “sneak peek” of the upcoming season premiere of The Walking Dead. You can expect to see some new faces. In case you need a reminder about where the previous season left off, they put …

Facebook Kills Privacy Setting That Was Probably Already Dead to You Facebook Kills Privacy Setting That Was Probably Already Dead to You
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Starting today, you will no longer be able to hide from other Facebook users in search. That means that your profile will always be visible in Graph Search, and there’s not a damn thing you can do about it. Ok, …

Sheryl Crow Admits Knowledge of Armstrong’s Doping
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In “Wheelmen: Lance Armstrong, The Tour de France and The Greatest Sports Conspiracy Ever,” a new book by Wall Street Journal reporters, Reed Albergotti and Vanessa O’Connell, set to release next Tuesday, Sheryl Crow admits that she knew what Lance …

Kickstarter Sees Over $3M in Pledges in First Month in Canada Kickstarter Sees Over $3M in Pledges in First Month in Canada

It’s been exactly a month since Kickstarter allowed Canadian creators to launch their projects, and today the crowdfunding site is sharing some stats from a pretty busy first month. According to Kickstarter, creators launched 301 projects in the past 30 …

Neptune Inner Moon Naiad Rediscovered in Hubble Images

Astronomers this week announced that Neptune’s small inner moon, named Naiad, has been spotted for the first time since the Voyager 2 probe left Neptune’s orbit in 1989. Researchers led by SETI scientist Mark Showalter found the moon in images …

Twitter Launches App For Android Tablets Twitter Launches App For Android Tablets

Twitter announced today that it now has an app specifically optimized for Android tablets. “The landscape view fills your screen with Tweets, conversations, Trends, accounts to follow and more,” says senior product manager Michael Ducker. “With a single tap, Tweets …

Apple Reducing iPhone 5C Production By Half [Report] Apple Reducing iPhone 5C Production By Half [Report]

Last month, Apple launched the iPhone 5C as the cheaper alternative to the iPhone 5S. Normally, the company would just reduce the price of the existing iPhone 5 and call it a day, but the iPhone 5C represented its effort …

Unemployment Claims Rise Due to Shutdown & Glitches Unemployment Claims Rise Due to Shutdown & Glitches

The unemployment weekly claims report released by the US Department of Labor indicates that initial unemployment claims rose to 374,000 this week, up 66,000 from the 308,000 total last week. The shutdown of the United States government was bound to …

‘Saints Row IV: Enter the Dominatrix’ DLC Finally Coming October 22

More than one year ago, publisher THQ announced that the final planned DLC expansion for Saints Row The Third, titled Enter the Dominatrix, had been cancelled. Much of the content created for the add-on was rolled into the development of …

Banksy Art Taken Down In Brooklyn

Banksy, the street artist who made a name for himself by painting stencils with a decidedly political commentary-lean on various walls around the world, is currently working on his “Better Out Than In” series…and at least one fan has caught …

Facebook Hoax Alert: Apparently, People Are Still Falling for the ‘See Who Viewed Your Profile’ Scam Facebook Hoax Alert: Apparently, People Are Still Falling for the ‘See Who Viewed Your Profile’ Scam

Guys, we need to talk. It appears that people still think that there’s some way to see who has viewed their Facebook profiles. Scammers keep designing bogus apps to capitalize on this belief, and there’s a new one in town …

Google Adds Auto-Event Tracking To Tag Manager Google Adds Auto-Event Tracking To Tag Manager

Google announced on Thursday that it has launched Auto-Event Tracking for Google Tag Manager, enabling users to measure events happening on the page without HTML or Javascript. You can use the Event Listener tag to tell Tag Manger when you …

Valve To Host Steam Dev Days In January Valve To Host Steam Dev Days In January

There’s no denying that Valve is a major force in PC gaming. After all, the company singlehandedly revived the PC gaming market with Steam. Now it’s entering the gaming hardware and operating system markets, and it wants developers along for …

Smaller PC Manufacturers Still Seeing Growth Smaller PC Manufacturers Still Seeing Growth

Earlier today it was revealed that overall PC shipments were down for yet another quarter, dropping 8.6% from the shipments seen in the third quarter of 2012. Despite the fact that this is the sixth consecutive quarterly decline for the …

Drunk Dial a Random Member of Congress and Tell Them You Want to Watch the Damn Panda Cam

As the government shutdown continues, you should take a break from continually drunk dialing your ex and instead, drunk dial a member of Congress. A new, single-service site called DrunkDialCongress wants you to call and yell at a random member …

Ariel Castro: Auto-Erotic Asphyxiation, Not Suicide, Likely Cause Of Death
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Ariel Castro told the court earlier this year that although he was being “painted as a monster” by his accusers and the media, he was actually sick with a sexual addiction, which led to his kidnapping of three young women …

Etsy Launches Member Appeals Program For Suspended Accounts Etsy Launches Member Appeals Program For Suspended Accounts
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Etsy announced on Thursday that it has launched a new Member Appeals program, so that members whose account privileges have been suspended will be able to file an appeal and have their case reviewed. There’s a contact form on the …

‘House Of Cards’ Season 2 May Be The Last, Suggests Producer ‘House Of Cards’ Season 2 May Be The Last, Suggests Producer

The upcoming second season of Netflix’s House of Cards may be the last despite its critical acclaim and recent Emmy wins (and nine nominations). That is according to one report anyway. The news comes from Gold Derby, which recaps some …

Olivia Culpo, Miss Universe, In Trouble For Taj Mahal Shoe Incident
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Olivia Culpo, the current Miss Universe, is in a heap of trouble this week after she was photographed standing in front of the Taj Mahal showing off a pair of high-heeled shoes. The Archaeological Survery of India has filed a …

Marilyn Monroe’s Facial X-Rays Up For Sale

Marilyn Monroe had something more than sex appeal, more than talent, more than an intriguing personality. It was indefinable, a spark that shone on camera to garner so many fans that, even more than half a century after her death, …